Video of new Blink-182 singer - Alkaline Trio's Matt Skiba - laying down vocals for a new song has been released. Blink member Mark Hoppus posted the footage to Instagram without comment. "What's the point of saying sorry now?" Skiba sings in the new clip. Blink drummer Travis Barker also shared video of himself pounding the skins.
Kelly Clarkson has announced she will be releasing her first children's book, which will be called River Rose and the Magical Lullaby. "It was a cool thing to be on a plane with my daughter," Clarkson said in a video on Twitter. "I started writing down these little fun stories . . . and I thought I'd write little stories for her and put pictures with it."
Rihanna's latest album ANTI has topped the Billboard 200 after moving 166,000 units in its debut week. The singer hit Twitter to thank her fans for the chart topping effort. "#ANTI is the number 1 album on the Billboard #Hot200 chart!!! That damn Navy!!! Thank you for your love." Kevin Gates's Islah took the number two spot, while Adele's 25 rounded out the top three.
Janelle Monae, Aretha Franklin, Usher and Babyface have been added to the Miami Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival, which goes down from March 18-20 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. Other performers include Kool & the Gang, Michael McDonald, the Average White Band, Brian Culbertson and Fred Hammond.
2 Chainz has donated a five bedroom house to an Atlanta family, the Stensons, for one year. The couple, said Tity Boi via Instagram, was about to be evicted from their home, before he stepped in. "I'm looking forward to seeing their smiles, I'm looking forward to them kids growing up knowing that Uncle 2 Chainz came through." According to HipHopDX, Chainz discovered the family "through a GoFundMe that was created by Atlanta's Progression Church.
Gwyneth Paltrow has testified against Dante Michael Soiu, a man accused of stalking her for 17 years, and sending her dozens of letters, clothing, a cookbook and other items. Paltrow read aloud some of the letters to a jury, noting that she found the messages "religious to pornographic to threatening." "I have a goal to marry Gwyneth Paltrow," read one of the letters from Soiu.
Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake were excluded from a Super Bowl halftime montage recounting the event's history of performances. Controversially, J-Tim removed an article of Janet's clothing during the 2004 Super Bowl, revealing a bejeweled nipple. The montage - which included performances from Michael Jackson, the Rolling Stones, James Brown, U2 and Prince - also left out performances by Madonna, Tom Petty and the Who.
Khloe Kardashian has broken up with her boyfriend NBA basketball player James Harden. A source, speaking with Us Weekly on Monday, February 9, dished, "She dumped him weeks ago." The pair had undergone tumult after Kardashian's estranged husband, Lamar Odom, was found unconscious in a Nevada brothel late last year.
Mick Jagger's son has opened up about his favorite classic rock bands and says he's really more of a Kinks fan. James Jagger is currently starring in the HBO original series Vinyl, which is produced by his dad, and spoke on his favorite bands with nme.com. "When people ask me if I prefer the Rolling Stones or the Beatles . . ."
Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo took to his Instagram for a cover of Fetty Wap's "Trap Queen." On his Instagram page, Cuomo regularly uploads short clips of himself covering current pop hits and has shared versions of songs by Bastille and Lukas Graham. He also shared a cover of Rae Sremmurd's "Come Get Her."
Elton John has become the latest artist to join Late Late Show host James Corden for a round of Carpool Karaoke. In-between rousing renditions of "Your Song," "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" and "Tiny Dancer," the two donned feathery boas and kooky sunglasses for "Crocodile Rock," with John explaining he wears flamboyant outfits on stage.
A video of Arcade Fire performing their song "Here Comes The Night Time" in Haiti has made its way online. The footage was shared by Artists Institute, a college for art and technology located in Jacmel, Haiti, who captured the band's trip to Haiti in 2014 during their world tour promoting their fourth album Reflektor.
Adele has officially been named the bestselling artist of 2015. She released her third album 25 in November. The Guardian reports the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has announced that she was the bestselling artist last year, based on worldwide record sales. The award is based on both physical and digital sales, plus number of streams.
Sugarland star Kristian Bush has revealed his signing with BBR Music Group. The deal brings Bush to the firm as both a recording artist and publishing songwriter. They will release the follow-up to his most recent solo album, which dropped in 2015. "As both a recording artist and a songwriter, I am honored to be a part of the BBR Music Group / Magic Mustang family," Bush says.
Muse have been announced as the headlining act for this years' Sziget Festival in Hungary. Bastille, Sigur Rós, John Newman, Sum 41, Parov Stelar, Nicky Romero, M83, CHVRCHES, Bloc Party, MØ, Bring Me The Horizon, Kodaline, Naughty Boy, David Guetta, The Last Shadow Puppets and more.